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Miss BeFit: Rallye Aicha des Gazelles

What better way to start off the New Year than to have a chat with a woman, with possibly the greatest sense of what it means to be fit, about a race that is likely the most motivational challenge I’ve ever h...
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Miss BeFit: 2012 Fitness Resolutions

Well, Denver, we've eaten our body weight in meatballs and fruitcake and forsaken exercise for A Charlie Brown Christmas. The headlines of magazines scream "New Year, New You!" because it's time to renew and ...
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Miss BeFit & the MHDSA Holiday Party

I walked into the Mile High Down Syndrome Association holiday party on Saturday morning thirty minutes late and not knowing at all what to expect. It also didn’t occur to me, until I saw parents holding their ...
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My Friend, the Quitter

At this moment, on this turkey-filled day, my friend T-lish has officially lost count of how many hours it has been since her last cigarette. She’s smoked since I’ve known her (four years, I think) and for fo...
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Miss BeFit: Snowboarding

That’s right, Denver. Miss BeFit has officially made the transition from beach bum to snow bunny. This is someone who, before last weekend, couldn’t even walk on snow, let alone slide around on it on a slippe...
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Miss BeFit: Early-morning run

One of the best things about daylight-saving time, aside from that extra glorious hour you get to spend lolling around in bed on Sunday, is that it makes it that much easier to get out of bed for a pre-work w...
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Miss BeFit: Fantasy Baseball Team

I don’t know a thing about baseball. I mean, I get the gist. I understand that you swing a bat at a ball, three strikes and you’re out, yadda yadda, but I’m sure there’s more to it than that. If there wasn’t,...
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Miss BeFit: CrossFit LoDo

  The first snow of winter 2011 has barely had a chance to stick and already we are reaching for the creamy soup-filled bread bowls, rather than the summer-light fruit salads. We wrap up in our down c...
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Miss BeFit: Chatfield Corn Maze Domination

As a fairly recent Denver transplant from the South, I can tell you that fall doesn’t really exist in those states, or at least the ones that I’ve been to. It gets less than stiflingly hot, sure, but even the...